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The Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, University of Alberta, is pleased to announce the Lake Louise Anesthesia Conference. This will be held at the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise March 5 - 8, 2020.

This event has been approved for up to 21.5 hours of MOC Section 1 credits and up to 4 MOC Section 3 credits through the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons. Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert Royal College MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Visit the AMA website for more information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit. Live educational activities recognized by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada as Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) are deemed by the European Union of Medical Specialists (UEMS) eligible for ECMEC® Through an agreement between the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners, healthcare practitioners participating in the QCHP CME/CPD program may record MOC Section 1 or MOC Section 3 credits as QCHP Category 1 or Category 3 credits.

This is a great opportunity to network with colleagues from across Canada and the United States, both in the Chateau and on the ski slopes. We have a range of local, national and international speakers covering a broad range of anesthesia and perioperative medicine topics. Workshops will be delivered by international leaders in Ultrasound Guided Regional Anesthesia and Airway Management.

We welcome all healthcare professionals. Our program will be of particular interest to anesthesiologists, GP anesthetists, nurse anesthetists and critical care physicians.

Sponsorship is welcome. More information on Sponsorship opportunities can be found here.
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Dr Andrew Shaw

University of Alberta
Chair, Professor, Zone Clinical Department Head
Dr Shaw is Chairman, Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at The University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta and Zone Clinical Department Head for Anesthesia, Alberta Health Services Edmonton Zone. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Anaesthetists (UK), a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine and a Fellow of the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine (UK). He also holds a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Management from Vanderbilt University. He has practiced cardiothoracic anesthesiology and critical care medicine for more than 20 years in the UK, USA and Canada, and has authored 4 textbooks and more than 175 original publications. His clinical practice is cardiothoracic anesthesia, critical care and perioperative medicine. His translational research interests include biomarker discovery in acute illness and injury. His clinical research interests include observational and pragmatic interventional trials of candidate interventions to prevent and treat adverse outcomes following cardiac surgery, in particular the role of intravenous fluid therapy in acute kidney injury. His research has been funded by the National Institutes of Health, the US Department of Defense, private philanthropy and by industry.